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Maritime Security Should Not Be Ignored

By Dr. Joe DiRenzo III
Professor, Graduate Intelligence Studies at American Military University

The world maritime transportation system (MTS) plays an important role for the national economy. The security of this system–which includes ports, the littorals, and the nation’s Economic Exclusive Zone (EEZ) into the world’s global maritime commons–is absolutely critical.

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TSA Reform Bill Signed into Law by Obama

By Anthony Kimery
Editor-in-Chief of Homeland Security Today
Special to In Homeland Security

President Barack Obama signed into law the Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act (HR 2719).

Introduced by Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC), chairman of the House Transportation Security Subcommittee in July 2013, HR 2719 was approved unanimously by the House in December of that year.

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Sony’s ‘The Interview’: No Threat to Movie Theaters says DHS

By Glynn Cosker
Editor, In Homeland Security

Calming nerves ahead of the upcoming release of the controversial James Franco and Seth Rogen movie “The Interview,” U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials stated Wednesday that there was "no credible intelligence" to indicate terror attacks on the nation’s cinemas.

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Steak Knives Taken From JFK Restaurants Inside Security Checkpoint

By Amanda Vicinanzo
Senior Editor of Homeland Security Today
Special to In Homeland Security

Just three hours after Newsday reported how easy it would be to take steak knives with 5-inch serrated steel blades from two restaurants inside the "sterile" area past the security checkpoint at John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport, the Port Authority banned the metal steak knives from restaurants inside the secure areas.
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